AstroVolley Courseware

version 1.2 (8.94 MB) by Paul Huxel
Courseware to help teach students the basics of plotting and app building with MATLAB.

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Updated 21 Mar 2022

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AstroVolley is free courseware authored by MathWorks® to help teach students the basics of plotting and app building with MATLAB®. During this course students will create their own astrodynamics game where navigators attempt to deliver payloads between star cruisers by volleying them through fantastical gravity fields.
Course Lesson Plan (~1 hour each)
Installing and Playing AstroVolley
Plotting
  • Plotting Ships (Triangles)
  • Plotting Gravitational Bodies (Circles)
  • Gravity and Orbits
  • Launching Volleys:
  • Creating a Mission Map Function
  • Plotting Velocity Vectors (quiver)
  • Animating Trajectories (comet)
App Building (with App Designer)
  • UIAxes, Properties, and Functions
  • Sliders and Value Changing Callbacks
  • Push Button Callbacks
  • Generating Random Maps
  • Keeping Score
Please see the AstroVolley Instructor Guide for more details. The Instructor Guide is included in the package or can be viewed on GitHub.

Cite As

Paul Huxel (2022). AstroVolley Courseware (https://github.com/mathworks/AstroVolley-Courseware/releases/tag/v1.2), GitHub. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2021b
Compatible with R2021b and later releases
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

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